Rep. Keith Ellison Expects Rep. Tim Walz Will Be Minnesota’s Next Governor
Rep. Keith Ellison expects Rep. Tim Walz will be Minnesota’s next governor
U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison predicted Wednesday that his fellow Minnesota Democrat, Congressman Tim Walz, will be Minnesota’s next governor.
“I’m not advocating; I’m simply predicting,” Ellison said of Walz during an appearance at the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs. The event was co-moderated by political science professor Larry Jacobs and Pioneer Press Capitol Bureau Chief Rachel Stassen-Berger.
Walz, a six-term lawmaker from Mankato, announced last month that he will give up his southern Minnesota House seat to run for governor in 2018.
Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District
Ellison, the Minneapolis lawmaker …